Visiting Lecturer in Philosophy
Job no: 492877
Work type: Faculty Salaried Visitor Full Time
Location: South Hadley, MA
The Department of Philosophy at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a full-time, visiting faculty member to begin Fall 2022. This is a one-year, non-renewable teaching position with competitive salary and benefits.
Visiting faculty at Mount Holyoke teach five courses per year. Area of specialization is open, but the candidates must be prepared to teach Symbolic Logic and Early Modern philosophy. The ability to teach advanced courses in logic is highly desirable. The ability to teach Medical Ethics and/or other courses in the history of philosophy would also be desirable. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. A doctorate (anticipated or completed) in philosophy is required.
Please submit a cover letter addressing your interest in Mount Holyoke, CV, a writing sample, evidence of teaching effectiveness (preferably student evaluations), sample syllabi in one or more of the areas of teaching need identified above, and three statements concerning (1) teaching philosophy, (2) research interests, and (3) mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also include contact information for three references as part of the application. We recommend early submission because electronic prompts to referees will be generated (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted. Submit your application by February 11 to ensure full consideration. Please contact Philosophy Department Coordinator Nat Tulik (email@example.com) with any questions.
Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.
Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.
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